Tomato Pulao with Fried Bread

Tomato Pulao with Fried Bread is one of those dishes from childhood. While I have so many versions of Tomato Pulao, this one is special as I remember Amma making it this way with fried bread pieces garnished on top. Some of the pieces would have steeped inside and you have that soggy deep fried […]

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Panang Kalkandu Sakkarai Pongal

For the second day of Desserts, I have yet another Indian Sweet, made with Rice and Panang Kalkandu. While we mostly use Jaggary for making Sakkarai Pongal, sometimes I have used sugar, Sugar Candy instead of Jaggary. For Aadi Krithigai, this time, the sweet pongal was made using Palm Sugar. When we were thinking of alternate ingredient instead […]

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Khichdi | How to make Khichdi

We are starting the second week of BM#55, for which I will be doing some healthy family dinners. Most days, our dinners are rotis and curries. However, there are times when I make one pot meals and sometimes upma as well. When we went to Ahmedabad the first time for our BM#25 Anniversary, we had […]

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Kofta Pulao | How to make Kofta Pulao

We are starting the third week of BM# 41 and I have taken up “Cooking with Alphabets”. To make things more complicated, I decided to challenge each day with a specific cooking mode. I was having that in mind when I wrote that as a clause, however it wasn’t clear enough and it was clarified […]

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Tomato Biryani | How to make the Perfect Biryani

Don’t get misled my the title that this is part of the How to make Perfect Series. This is my own series of covering up the perfect dish. I can vouch that today’s biryani is the perfect one on all fronts. I almost thought I won’t be doing the third day post. It was quite […]

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Paneer Pulao, Stuffed Chilies

For the second day of making rice, I decided on a simple version of Paneer grated and paneer cubes. The rice is paired with stuffed chilies. This makes as a wonderful lunch box recipe. The rice is not spicy and won’t work out if you are serving it as such. Either you got to pair […]

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Mixed Vegetable Pulao

We are starting the second week of BM#38 and I decided to do one of my ever favourite topics, one pot rice dishes. Only this time, it so happened that I haven’t been ready on time and nearly thought I might skip this week. At the very last moment I have managed to save the […]

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Corn Onion Masala Rice ~ Easy Lunch Box Recipe for Kids

If there is one favorite among all of us, it surely has to be the corn. Except Peddu, all of us love this in any form. So it’s only naturally that we always pick up the cobs during the vegetable shopping. Chinnu and Konda infact love to eat as such, just boiled without anything added. […]

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Corn Vegetable Pulao ~ Easy Lunch Box Recipes for Kids

Yes you might wonder why the name says corn separately and then vegetables. Well today’s mess free tiffin box features my boys’s box and they were particular that I add only few vegetables that they like. While Chinnu loves sweet corn, Peddu doesn’t eat. But then I can’t add it later. So I thought I […]

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Capsicum Rice | Bell Pepper Rice

Can’t believe we are on the third day already! Days surely fly and when it is BM days, its even more so. When I had taken Cooking with Capsicum, I knew I had to do one with a rice. Naturally as one might say, you can take the person off rice, but not rice off […]

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